The idea for launching Studies in Late Antiquity crystallized gradually over the past decade as a response to the increasingly expansive horizons of the field. As scholars of Late Antiquity, we have grown accustomed to the methodological diversity of our field, which has long embraced the perspectives of Archaeology, History, Classics, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Art History. But because of this very diversity, we rarely find ourselves assembled in a single place. And, ironically, the more we found ourselves working with colleagues studying other regions, either as we try to address their ideas within our own work or to work collaboratively, the more we saw the need for a venue that would highlight the shared empirical, historiographic, and methodological concerns that hold the field together, however uneasily. Which assumptions and theoretical perspectives do we hold in common and where do various scholarly traditions diverge? Are there problems or themes that...
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Research Article| February 01 2017
Why Does the World Need a New Journal on Late Antiquity?
Studies in Late Antiquity (2017) 1 (1): 1–3.
Why Does the World Need a New Journal on Late Antiquity?. Studies in Late Antiquity 1 February 2017; 1 (1): 1–3. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.1.1
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